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India: Biffen PS letter to No.10 ("India: Orissa Steel Plant: French aid shortfall) [MT: "It is not worth putting a contract of this size in jeopardy for £5m. It would be better to offer £20m"] [declassified Aug 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1060 f93
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Industry, Public spending & borrowing, Trade, Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (development, aid, etc), European Union (general), British relations with France